May 28, 2014

We talk to… Si Begg about his new Zero-G instrument “Extreme Environments”

This week has brought the arrival of Zero-G‘s latest collection ‘Extreme Environments‘ to Time+Space, produced by seasoned sound designer Si Begg, the name behind previous Zero-G sample libraries including Distorted Dancefloors and Electro Glitch Essentials. Producer, remixer, DJ, and film soundtrack composer Si, has used his sonic mastery mastery and musical know how to create a sound design tool that allows users to easily create dense and complex ambiences that…

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February 11, 2014

iZotope Masters Q&A Series Part 3: Dave Whitehead

For the third instalment in their interesting Masters Q&A series, iZotope talk to The Hobbit sound designer Dave Whitehead whose credits also include The Lord of The Rings Trilogy and Elysium as part of his role within the award-winning audio team at New Zealand’s Park Road Post Production. Amongst Dave’s essential arsenal of audio tools you’ll find iZotope’s RX 3 audio repair and restoration plugin, Ozone 5 Mastering Suite, Trash…

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November 15, 2013

15th November 2013 – New Sample Library Releases…

Big Fish Audio Elevate Pop Modern and Indie Rock Elevate is a massive 12 GB collection (3.5 GB of 24-bit WAV files) of Pop, Modern and Indie Rock Songwriting Styles is a showcase of groups like Coldplay, Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, One Republic, Fall Out Boy, Kings of Leon, Train, Pink, One Direction, Bruno Mars, Muse, Queens of the Stone Age, Linkin Park and so many more! RRP:…

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June 27, 2013

We talk to FX supremo Frédéric Devanlay about his new Zero-G sample pack – Cyberstorm

This week sample library pioneers Zero-G have released Cyberstorm – a broad selection of audio FX with a distinctive sci-fi theme, designed for film and video game soundtrack composers. Created by film and games FX supremo, Frédéric Devanlay, who also produced Zero-G’s Deep Impact and Perception, Cyberstorm is all about future robotic warfare and comes packed with drones, impacts, weapons, voices, soundscapes, movements and more – we caught up with the…

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February 19, 2013

Introducing Hybrid Two, the developers behind new cinematic sound design library Project ALPHA

You may recall back in March 2011, we interviewed Daniel James for the Time+Space blog. At the time, Daniel had just completed his contributions to the Spectrasonics Bob Moog Tribute Library, which was designed to work in Omnisphere and also to raise money for the Bob Moog Foundation. Since then, with his production company Hybrid Two, Daniel has worked on numerous soundtracks, produced more fantastically detailed walkthrough videos of well…

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January 25, 2013

Ian Boddy reviews Rob Papen’s Secrets of Subtractive Synthesis tutorial package

When it comes to synthesis and sound design, one person that immediately comes to mind is Ian Boddy. Having been at the forefront of the UK electronic music scene since 1983 – the electronic musician has also established a strong reputation as a sound designer having produced several sample libraries for Zero-G (Odyssey, Outer Limits, Ambiosis, Morphology, to name a few). More recently, Ian launched his own sample label ‘Waveforms‘…

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September 13, 2012

iZotope deliver more organic sonic inspiration for Iris users

It’s a well-known fact that music can be created from sounds generated from any object you can think of – a concept that many sound designers such as Diego Stocco and Mick Gordon have famously proved. Today, we also have the tools to make this even easier and iZotope’s Iris sample-based synthesizer is no exception. Simply load a sound, isolate and extract the sonic elements that interest you and combine…

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August 21, 2012

Spectrasonics Omnisphere powers into Computer Music’s Top 10 must-own synths list

“Omnisphere has become something of a standard by which other sample-based instruments are judged, even those to which it bears little resemblance.” Computer Music’s definitive guide to the Top 10 software synths you should own in 2012 has been released with Spectrasonics Omnisphere Power Synth deservedly featuring in the rundown. Omnisphere presents an unlimited number of creative options and Computer Music’s 7-page feature on the instrument helps to unlock its…

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